All the time Reynard casts a greedy eye on some chickens, and makes a dash at one shortly after.
Besides, this was Reynard's favourite den, and he hoped to shoot him in it.
And then Bruin was so angry with Reynard that he put an end at once to his partnership with him.
A little while after Reynard thought he would like another feast of honey.
On looking about him, he discovered sly Reynard stretched upon the log, apparently lifeless.
Then Reynard called out from the wood, "What's that black thing you've got there?"
In one of the fables, however, the tables are cleverly turned on Reynard by “the sagacity of the bearded goat.”
But the life-philosopher of Reynard and the Renner attracted him.
So the knight led Reynard to the banks of the stream, where he stood gazing for a time at the big stone.
With difficulty Reynard managed to squeeze himself in, only, however, to no purpose.
quasi-proper name for a fox, c.1300, from Old French Renart, Reynard name of the fox in Roman de Renart, from Old High German personal name Reginhart "strong in counsel," literally "counsel-brave." The first element is related to reckon, the second to hard. Cf. Old French renardie "craftiness." The tales were so popular that the name became the word for "fox" in Old French.